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1 August 2014 Last updated at 06:18 ET

Summit to launch urgent Ebola planA Samaritan's Purse medical worker  demonstrates personal protective equipment to educate team members on the Ebola virus in Liberia (undated photo)

The World Health Organization and presidents of West African nations affected by the Ebola outbreak meet in Guinea to announce a new $100m response plan.

DNADNA project 'to make UK world leader'

A project aiming to revolutionise medicine by unlocking the secrets of DNA is under way in centres across England.

Cathetheral Catholic School which is closed in Monrovia, LiberiaEbola victim heads to US hospital

A hospital in Atlanta is preparing to receive a US aid worker infected with the deadly Ebola virus while working in West Africa.

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